Wolcott, NY


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Wolcott is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,645 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wolcott is the 625th largest community in New York. Wolcott has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Unlike some villages, Wolcott isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wolcott are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wolcott is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wolcott who work in food service (11.73%), maintenance occupations (10.65%), and sales jobs (9.16%).

Wolcott is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The rate of college-level education in Wolcott is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.71% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wolcott in 2010 was $19,862, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,448 for a family of four. However, Wolcott contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Wolcott home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wolcott residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wolcott include English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Wolcott is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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